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Social Media, Like Alcohol, May Be Riskier When You’re Vulnerable

Social media may be uniquely dangerous for those who are struggling

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If you login to Instagram right now and search for #depression, you’ll see a warning. It reads: “Posts with words you’re searching for often encourage behavior that can cause harm and even lead to…

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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